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geiserich
06-02-11, 07:37
In south-west germany there is a dialect called Swabian German.
Have anyone any ideas how the strange words of this dialect come into existence.
Here are some examples.

Zorna : big basket
Kratta: normal basket
Hafa: pot
Hag: fence
Hagga: bull
Wadel: tail
Buzzeli: baby
Zinka: nose
Beig: heap of wood
Hes: clothes
schira: put wood on a fire
triala: when a hildren eats, some food don`t find the way to the mouth
motza: little children play with dirt and water
helinga: silent
welaweg: probable

Have anyone an explanation for these words.